SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV) — A south St. Louis father is searching for answers almost a month after his 16-year-old son with autism was shot and killed.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Tuesday Temperatures
Jermar Russell said his son Trevon was swinging at Mt. Pleasant Park the afternoon of August 2. Officers responded to the park at 4461 Michigan Avenue around 2 p.m. to find Trevon suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
“That’s my only son, I’ll never have another first born son. He was almost a man,” said Jermar.READ MORE: Medical Experts Continuing To Learn More About Omicron Variant Of COVID-19
A few weeks after the incident, police released video of a female inside a convenience store near Arsenal Street and Lemp Avenue. While officers said they do not have any suspects, they are calling her a person of interest. Trevon’s father is hoping anyone that knows her will come forward.
“I need justice, I can’t just let this go,” said Jermar
Anyone with information is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.MORE NEWS: Churchill Borough Council Sets Date To Vote On Proposed Amazon Development Project
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